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Welcome to Atkinson Elementary-Home of the Tigers!
Atkinson Elementary school is one of the oldest and most respected elementary schools in Coweta County. It is a community school nestled near historic, downtown Newnan.

Thank you parents for working with Atkinson staff to create an invaluable partnership. Together we make a great team and will provide students rich and authentic learning experiences.


Thank you teachers and staff for working tirelessly to create a learning environment that is warm, welcoming and supportive. Our veteran staff provides students with learning opportunities that will help students be successful in school and in life.

Thank you students for coming to school every day ready to learn. We appreciate all of your efforts in and outside the classroom. You are true individuals who have so much to offer our Atkinson FAMILY.

Our mission is to ensure the success for all students. At Atkinson success is measured in a variety of ways so that the whole child feels nurtured and loved.


Again, Welcome to Atkinson Elementary School. My door is always open and I look forward to working with each and everyone. You are truly Mr. T.’s FAMILY!


Mr. Ben Tarleton
Atkinson Elementary School
Home of the Tigers!
Principal